COME ONE, COME ALL
ARTS AND LECTURES PRESENTS: A FREE LIVE PERFORMANCE
TUESDAY OCTOBER 25 at 6:30 PM IN BECKER AUDITORIUM
LAS MAGNIFICAS is a Chamber Music Theatre piece for singing actress and trio (cello, piano, and percussion) exploring the lives and times of three towering figures in Latin American cultural history: the iconic Mexican Ranchera singer Chavela Vargas, Cuban Singer Celia Cruz, “The Queen of Salsa” and Chilean Singer Violeta Parra, the Mother of Latin American Folk Music. Text by Marjorie Agosín. Music to include songs made famous by the artists: Tu voz, Gracias a la vida, La vida es un carnaval, La Llorona and Volver a los 17, as well as instrumental music by Latin American Composers: Ernesto Lecuona, Eduardo Sánchez de Fuentes, José, Alfredo Jiménez, Víctor Jara, and Tania León.